Krupp Mountain Howitzer, $34,500, Cowan’s Auctions

Krupp Mountain Howitzer, $34,500, Cowan’s Auctions

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Krupp Mountain Howitzer, $34,500, Cowan's Auctions

Krupp Mountain Howitzer, $34,500, Cowan’s Auctions

A Krupp 5CM Mountain Howitzer, with all-metal carriage and iron-banded and wood-spoke wheels, sold for $34,500 at a Historic Firearms and Early Militaria Auction held Oct. 25-26 by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Oh. Also, a cased Webley Fosbery target revolver rang out at $23,000; a prototype Searle semi-automatic pistol hit the mark for $18,400; a Colt Aircrewman AF-1, presented to Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, brought $28,750; and a first model Henry rifle, second type, changed hands for $21,737. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.

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